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    1. beyondbrics

      October 6, 2014

      Peru's local elections: not much for miners to celebrate

      Peru’s elections of mayors and regional governors on Sunday were a strange sight. In Lima, the capital, the second place...

    2. September 25, 2014

      Peru seeks to revive economic miracle as supercycle slows

      During an impromptu ceremony in the ruins of Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca citadel of sun worship, investors on a recent...

    1. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      Slowing China and lower commodity prices claim a Peruvian scalp

      There are two known unknowns when looking at South America’s economies: China, and everything else. Over the past decade,...

    2. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Peru's cabinet: a revolving door

      Jara in The revolving doors of Peru’s cabinet are spinning out of control. Ollanta Humala, the president, this week named...

    3. beyondbrics

      March 17, 2014

      Peru: the president, his wife and the constitutional crisis

      By Lucien Chauvin and Andres Schipani Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, is in a tough spot. The country faces its most...

    4. beyondbrics

      February 11, 2014

      Pacific Alliance: moving forward

      Peru's Ollanta Humala, Chile's Sebastián Piñera, Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos, Mexico's Enrique Peña Nieto and Costa Rica's...

    5. beyondbrics

      December 9, 2013

      PetroPeru hopes to follow in steps of Ecopetrol

      When it comes to energy in Latin America, all eyes have been on Mexico’s plans to open its oil industry to private...

    6. November 28, 2013

      Peru’s middle class prospers from investment-driven growth

      In Los Olivos, a sprawling Lima neighbourhood, Cindy Mamani is late for her law class at César Vallejo university, where she...

    7. beyondbrics

      October 23, 2013

      Fitch upgrades Peru

      A vote of confidence for Peru: Fitch Ratings, the credit rating agency, has upped its foreign debt rating to ‘BBB+’, two...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 7, 2013

      Peruvian mining: back on track?

      Mineral-rich Peru appears to be getting back to the game following news that Minmetals of China has submitted a bid for...

    9. beyondbrics

      July 19, 2013

      Peru land bonds: hitting the jackpot?

      Pick a number, any number. You might just hit on the amount Peru’s government will have to pay out to the holders of...

    10. June 10, 2013

      US Senate to debate immigration reform

      Barack Obama’s attempts to overhaul the US immigration system are entering a crucial period, with the Senate poised to begin...

    11. beyondbrics

      May 2, 2013

      London headlines

      * Bank tie-up collapses in Egypt * Bolivian president expels US aid agency * Punch-up highlights Venezuelan tensions under...

    12. beyondbrics

      May 1, 2013

      Peru: rolling back on indigenous rights?

      One day Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, is unnerving investors with a hankering for state-run enterprise, the next he is...

    13. beyondbrics

      April 30, 2013

      Beefing up PetroPeru... with Repsol?

      Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, likes to keep everyone on their toes when it comes to his ideology. Having swapped his...

    14. beyondbrics

      March 4, 2013

      Peru: The South Koreans are coming

      A president could use up a lot of time making the rounds of ambassadors’ national day celebrations. But there is one...

    15. February 5, 2013

      Mining: Andean concessions

      Perched at an altitude of 5,200m in the Peruvian Andes, the newly built town soon to be christened Nueva Morococha is an...

    16. February 5, 2013

      The illegal miners pillaging Peru’s land

      Compounding the challenges for Ollanta Humala, Peruvian president, is the huge increase in illegal and informal mining and...

    17. January 17, 2013

      UN ruling boosts Bolivian coca growers

      Ever since the Spanish conquest, the Aymara and Quechua Indians of modern Bolivia have been a shadow majority. Banished to...

    18. October 28, 2012

      Four killed in Lima market violence

      Four people died, dozens were injured and more than 100 arrested in Peru’s capital as protesters and hired thugs clashed...

    19. September 20, 2012

      Humala stalls as gold fever revisits Peru

      Almost five hundred years ago, Cajamarca was the site of a momentous chess tournament. Atahualpa, king of the Incas but a...

    20. beyondbrics

      August 13, 2012

      Peru: mining shines on despite protests

      Even during thunderstorms and floods, the Incas believed the ancient sun god, or Inti, was always shining. In today’s Peru...

    21. beyondbrics

      July 30, 2012

      London headlines

      * China keeps up block on Bloomberg website * Apple struggles in emerging markets * Maruti mulls options to keep position *...

    22. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2012

      Peru's Humala: third attempt to resolve mining issues and end riots

      Ollanta Humala is one year, two prime ministers and three cabinet re-shuffles into his presidency of Peru. The latest re-jig...

    23. July 5, 2012

      Fifth protester dies in Peru mine clashes

      A fifth protester has died following two days of clashes with police, officials said on Thursday, as critics said President...

    24. beyondbrics

      June 13, 2012

      Peru deficit: a warning sign?

      Will Peru have to start taking advantage of its international reserves and counter-cycle fund sometime in the...

    25. June 8, 2012

      Humala moves away from Peru’s left

      Ollanta Humala sent chills down investors’ spines a year ago when the ex-army officer and one-time disciple of Venezuela’s...

    26. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2012

      Peru's mining strikes: hotting up

      With the deaths of up to four anti-mining protesters in Peru’s southern Andes, president Ollanta Humala finds himself...

    27. May 29, 2012

      Peru says leftists to blame for mines paralysis

      Peru’s government has accused leftist political parties of orchestrating violent anti-mining conflicts that have paralysed...

    28. May 29, 2012

      Peru declares state of emergency in south

      Peru declared a state of emergency in the southern province of Espinar on Monday night after anti-mining protests left two...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 8, 2012

      Colombia and Peru: courting Asia

      The presidents of two of Latin America’s fastest growing economies are pressing the flesh in Asia this week, emphasising...

    30. April 18, 2012

      Panel calls for changes to $4.8bn Peru mine

      A panel of independent environmental consultants has recommended changes to Newmont Mining’s stalled $4.8bn Peruvian copper...

    31. April 11, 2012

      Nine wildcat miners rescued in Peru

      ICA, Peru, April 11 - Nine workers trapped inside a wildcat mine in southern Peru were rescued and brought to daylight early...

    32. March 20, 2012

      Peru turns back UK frigate over Falklands

      Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, has turned back a British frigate and rejected an invitation to visit London in a show of...

    33. March 18, 2012

      Conga row to test Humala’s new direction

      Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, has a $4.8bn headache. The former army officer is on his way to pulling off a remarkable...

    34. February 12, 2012

      Peru captures Shining Path leader

      Peru’s government said on Sunday that it had captured the last original leader of the country’s bloody Maoist Shining Path...

    35. beyondbrics

      January 26, 2012

      Humala: investors warming up

      What a difference six months can make. When Ollanta Humala was elected as Peru’s president, markets crashed and business...

    36. beyondbrics

      December 14, 2011

      Peru: Humala strikes back

      Peru’s president Ollanta Humala has thumbed his nose at the leftists who helped sweep him to power this week with a cabinet...

    37. December 14, 2011

      Copper projects at risk as Peru leaders get tough

      When Ollanta Humala won Peru’s presidential elections in June, the mining industry took fright. News by email Sign up here...

    38. December 11, 2011

      New Peru PM promises ‘moderate’ policies

      Peru’s new prime minister denied on Sunday that the government was in crisis after the sudden resignation of his predecessor...

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